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The Lego Movie (2014)

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An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

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Phil Lord (screenplay), Christopher Miller (screenplay) | 9 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 73 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Arnett ... Batman / Bruce Wayne (voice)
Elizabeth Banks ... Wyldstyle / Lucy (voice)
Craig Berry Craig Berry ... Blake / Additional Voices (voice)
Alison Brie ... Unikitty (voice)
David Burrows ... Octan Robot / Additional Voices (voice)
Anthony Daniels ... C-3PO (voice)
Charlie Day ... Benny (voice)
Amanda Farinos Amanda Farinos ... Mom (voice)
Keith Ferguson Keith Ferguson ... Han Solo (voice)
Will Ferrell ... Lord Business / President Business / The Man Upstairs (voice)
Will Forte ... Abraham Lincoln (voice) (as Orville Forte)
Dave Franco ... Wally (voice)
Morgan Freeman ... Vitruvius (voice)
Todd Hansen Todd Hansen ... Gandalf / Additional Voices (voice)
Jonah Hill ... Green Lantern (voice)
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Storyline

The LEGO Movie is a 3D animated film which follows lead character, Emmet a completely ordinary LEGO mini-figure who is identified as the most "extraordinary person" and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business. Written by DeAlan Wilson www.ComedyE.com

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Assembling in 2014 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action and rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Official Twitter

Country:

USA | Denmark | Australia

Language:

English | Turkish

Release Date:

7 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lego: The Piece of Resistance See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,050,279, 9 February 2014

Gross USA:

$257,760,692

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$468,060,692
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby | 70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)

Color:

Color (ACES)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When Emmet jumps into the abyss near Lord Business' tower, and finds himself in the real world, he passes through a cardboard tube labelled "Magic Portal". This is a reference to The Magic Portal (1989), the first LEGO stop-motion animated film (or "Brickfilm"). See more »

Goofs

The cannonballs stored on Metal Beard's back vary in number between shots, and they reappear briefly after he's fired them. At first, he fires all but two, then all are gone, then all the cannonballs reappear before disappearing again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Vitruvius: He's coming. Cover your butt.
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Crazy Credits

The main-on-end credits were animated in stop-motion, unlike the rest of the movie's CGI. The sequence was created by the studio Alma Mater with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and took almost a year to produce. See more »

Alternate Versions

This movie is also released in 3D. One noticeable difference is the text of the "5 Hours Later" time card zooms slightly forward. See more »


Soundtracks

Double Dare Theme
Written by Edd Kalehoff (as Edward Kalehoff)
Courtesy of Nickelodeon Inc
By arrangement with Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc.
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A fun film that made me a kid. Of course, I am already a proud kid.
17 August 2014 | by bradduggSee all my reviews

A fun film that made me a kid. Of course, I am already a proud kid.

Never since TOY STORY 3, I had so much fun in an animated film. Also, this film made me nostalgic as I used play with Lego toys when I was a kid. So there are some personal things that are attached with this film, and indeed they drove me to the film more than the trailer of the film itself.

The film is a simple, the premise that an ordinary guy can become a hero, only if he believes in himself is well presented. It's not a film that has epic conflict or great story. But it's charm lies in the writing, the wit that is inevitably laughable. Most were laughing out loud in the theater, from my 4 year nephew to a 70 year grand uncle.

The animation is surely top notch, we have to consider that making a 3D film with real toys is really challenging, and that's where the animation industry in Hollywood must be praised for. Their quality of animation just keeps getting higher and higher and it's so wonderful for the cinema world over.

The music plays a vital role is conveying that indeed "everything is awesome". Also, the well choreographed events and the detailing of the animation is great. It's all colorful and pleasing to the eyes and the 3D technology gets due justification in a few scenes too.

I am going with 4/5 and would love to catch it again at the theaters with more kids around, I loved it and hopefully if you ever see it, the kid in you is revealed or you are helped a great deal by your own kids.


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